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Candidates in the 2008 New Zealand general election by electorate

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Dec 15, 2021

Seventy of the one hundred and twenty members of the New Zealand House of Representatives elected in New Zealand’s 2008 general election will be from single member constituencies, an increase of one electorate seat from 2005. The initial composition of the 2005 Parliament gave the Labour and National parties each 31 constituencies, the Māori Party four and ACT, United Future and the Progressive Party one each.

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New Zealand political candidates
in the MMP era

1996   party lists   by electorate
1999   party lists   by electorate
2002   party lists   by electorate
2005   party lists   by electorate
2008   party lists   by electorate
2011   party lists   by electorate
2014   party lists   by electorate
2017   party lists   by electorate
2020   party lists   by electorate

The election was held on Saturday, 8 November. Nominations for constituency candidates closed at noon on Wednesday, 14 October; this is the final list.[1]

Lines coloured pink denote an MP elected from a party list; lines coloured beige denote the winner of the constituency vote.

. . . Candidates in the 2008 New Zealand general election by electorate . . .

Name Party Notes Source
Kerry Bevin The Republic of New Zealand Party party leader [2]
Sarita Divis Alliance [3]
Thomas Forde Independent [4]
Aaron Galey-Young United Future [5]
Stephen Greenfield Independent [4]
Nikki Kaye National Party winner [6]
Kevin O’Connell Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party [7]
Anthony Ravlich Human Rights Party [4]
Justin Robson Progressive Party [8]
Denise Roche Green Party [9]
Judith Tizard Labour Party Incumbent, 1996–2008; MP since 1990; defeated [10]
Scott Uren ACT [11]
Oliver Woods Residents Action Movement [12]

. . . Candidates in the 2008 New Zealand general election by electorate . . .

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